For population 25 years and over in Thomas:
For population 15 years and over in Thomas city:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $273 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Canadian, OK (59.5 miles , pop. 61,645).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (70.6 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (232.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Custer City, OK (3.1 miles ), Oakwood, OK (3.6 miles) , Putnam, OK (3.8 miles) , Weatherford, OK (3.9 miles ), Hydro, OK (4.1 miles ), Arapaho, OK (4.1 miles ), Watonga, OK (4.5 miles ), Clinton, OK (4.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.75 N, Longitude: 98.75 W
Area code: 580
Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-0.6%).
Work and jobs in Thomas: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Thomas, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Thomas-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 272% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/10/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Thomas city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/7/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Thomas-area historical earthquake activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Thomas center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from Thomas center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Custer County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Thomas:
Airports located in Thomas:
See full list of schools located in Thomas, School District: THOMAS-FAY-CUSTER UNIFIED
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thomas:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.5%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
59 people in nursing homes
Thomas compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Thomas (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Thomas (based on Custer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.06%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Thomas government finances in 2002:
9.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,680 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,271 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Thomas fatal accident list:
Jan 16, 1985 02:25 PM, East Roh, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 20, 1978 02:17 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 1976 08:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Thomas)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Thomas)
FAA Registered Aircraft:99 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Thomas, OK